SEEK SENSE SHARE Identified key
blogs and Twitter users in each issue area Scans and reads every morning and picks out best Summarizes article in a tweet Writes for Huffington Post Helps him do his work Engages with aligned partners Tweets best of best
Share Pairs • What struck
you about the nonprofit curator stories? • What have you thought about or already do as content curation in your practice?
What is the process of
Great Content Curation? Framework: Harold Jarche Networked Learning Is Working Smarter Seek Sense Share
1. When you start curating
information, does it make you feel anxious? 2. When you are seeking information to curate, have you ever forgotten what it was in the first place you wanted to accomplish? 3. Do you add links to your Scoop.It or other collections without reading and thinking and annotating the article? 4. Do you experience frustration at the amount of information you need to process daily? 5. Do you sit at your computer for longer than 30 minutes at a time without getting up to take a break? 6. Do you constantly check (even in the bathroom on your mobile phone) your email, Twitter, Scoop.It or other online service? 7. Is the only time you're off line is when you are sleeping? 8. Do you feel that you often cannot concentrate? 9. Do you get anxious if you are offline for more than a few hours? 10.Do you find yourself easily distracted by online resources that allow you to avoid other, pending work? Self-Knowledge Is The First Step A few quick assessment questions Add up your score: # of YES answers
• Understand your goals and
priorities and ask yourself at regular intervals whether your current activity serves your higher priority. • Notice when your attention has wandered, and then gently bringing it back to focus on your highest priority • Sometimes in order to learn or deepen relationships -- exploring from link to link is permissible – and important. Don’t make attention training so rigid that it destroys flow. Source: Howard Rheingold NetSmart What does it mean to manage your attention while your curate?
Manage Your Attention, Not Just
Your Time Visualize on Paper Establish Rituals Reflection Manage Electronic Distractions Manage Physical Space Just Say No A Few Tips
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